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Larry Howard Robinson

Larry Howard Robinson, 70, was blessed with countless visits from friends and loved ones during his battle after being stricken by a massive stroke. He passed from this life on February 22, 2016.

Larry was born to godly parents, Howard and Jane Robinson in the Glenwood Springs hospital which was located near the hot springs pool of today. He spent his youth hunting, fishing and riding horses in the Silt-Rifle area. He loved all sports which would also include his love skiing. While attending high school he enjoyed playing football and wrestling for the Rifle Bears. Upon graduation, Larry was excited to attend BYU in Provo, Utah with his buddy and cousin Barry.

On December 17, 1965, he married Susan Anthony and the happy couple began their life as sheep ranchers on the Piceance Creek. They were blessed with five beautiful children which has always been the most important thing in his life. His greatest joys were his family and the sheep ranch. He loved his life and lived his dream of being a rancher. Larry loved serving his fellow man in various positions in his church.

Larry fell victim to a heart condition in 1999, which eventually led to his stroke. He was determined not let his heart condition stop him from doing the many thing he loved in life. He loved to take his kids hunting, fishing, trailing the sheep to the high country and teaching them the many skills of life.

He was survived by his wife, partner, and best friend Susan, his four children, Christy (James Hovde) Shauna, Derrick (Wendy), Jeremy (Dayna) and eight beautiful grandchildren, Kayla (Byron), Ryan, Gavin, Kodi, Marty, Damian, Joey, Easton and great grandson Jaxon, four sisters and one brother..

Services will be held Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Rifle, Colorado. Donations in Larry Robinson’s name are going to Hope West-Meeker.


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